As there is no blood test or brain imaging that can define if a patient has ADHD, it takes a multi-faceted approach to test for the condition. History of behavior, a physical exam, a Continuous Performance Test (or other evaluative screening) and a psychological evaluation are used to help diagnose the condition.
If you are wondering if you, or your child have ADHD, there are a number of online screening tests available. It is important to note, however, that these screening tests should not be used for diagnostic purposes. They are helpful in deciding if you should see your doctor. In addition, they may provide a starting point for beginning a…